69874 : Novell eDirectory Server Malformed Index Handling Remote DoS
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Time to Patch
520 days


Novell eDirectory contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when the NCP implementation handles a malformed request. It explicitly trusts a field while translating it to an index. If the index is too large, it will result in a loss of availability.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure


Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Novell has released a patch to address this vulnerability.


Novell, Inc.
8.8.5 ftf3



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